Jack Standish feels responsible for the failure of the partnership with his father and goes to the South Seas where he falls prey to alcohol, is seduced by Lullaby Lou, a vamp, and tricked by a brutal plantation owner, Gordon Van Brock. Mary Rogers, Standish's fiancee, finds him in Java, however, she is faced with the challenge of reviving him, both mentally and physically. Her task becomes more difficult when Lullaby Lou, and Van Brock, try to interfere with the couple. Mary and Jack are finally able to escape when a tropical storm hits and spawns a typhoon that destroys the coastal settlement.
Did You Know?
The typhoon scene at the end of the film was shot at the Garson Studio. Forty-six thousand gallons of water was used, along with twelve wind machines which swirled the water around and flooded the Garson Studio. Harry Garson had eight cameras capturing the scene. Lenore Ulrich, who was the star of a David Belasco film, visited the set on the day they filmed this particular scene and said, "It was the most wonderful thing I've ever seen, either on stage or in a studio." See more